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American Society of Plant Biologists Supports Science Outreach by Grad Students and Postdocs


October 21, 2011

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The American Society of Plant Biologists has named 12 plant biology researchers as science education mentors for the PlantingScience Master Plant Science Team (MPST). MPST mentors help middle- and high-school students and their classroom teachers to develop practical, insightful research skills while investigating the plant themes and teaching modules provided by the PlantingScience program.Full Story

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